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Panthers defeat Devils at West Point

Florida scores three goals in second period of preseason finale

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Ekblad scores goal from knee

NJD@FLA: Ekblad receives great pass, scores five-hole

Aaron Ekblad handles a great cross-ice pass from Jonathan Marchessault, and goes down on one knee to tally a goal between Cory Schneider's pads

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The Florida Panthers scored four unanswered goals to defeat the New Jersey Devils 4-2 in the preseason finale at Tate Rink in West Point, New York, on Saturday.

It was the first NHL game played at the U.S. Military Academy.

Colton Sceviour, Aaron Ekblad and Vincent Trocheck scored in the second period to give the Panthers a 4-1 lead.

Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr tied it 1-1 on the power play at 9:45 of the first period off a pass from Jonathan Marchessault.

Defenseman Andy Greene gave the Devils a 1-0 lead at 3:05 of the first on a pass from right wing Kyle Palmieri. Mike Cammalleri also scored, and defenseman Yohann Auvitu got his sixth assist of the preseason for New Jersey.

Panthers forward Jonathan Huberdeau left the game in the first period with a lower-body injury and did not return.

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